Frequently Asked Question

  • Corporate would have access to a range of NGOs and ready projects for CSR partnership, capacity building programs and resource materials. The Gateway would also facilitate customized services like project due diligence, NGO accreditation, CSR report validation, documentation, CSR policy formulation, CSR program/fund management through its support partners.

  • CII’s primary role is to mobilise members on the platform and to create a condition to optimize the interactions between them.

  • Yes, the registered members will have direct access to each other.

  • The Gateway will connect you to the selected support partners who are specialized for such supports.

  • Gateway will take responsibility for all the flagship projects of CII. For all other projects you would be referred to credible support agencies for any such requirement.

  • With the log in credential provided at the time of registration, anybody can access the portal

  • There is no standardized fee structure for the customized support requirement. The fees would be determined on case-to-case basis.

  • The registration fee would be the same for all companies.

  • Please submit the enquiry form specify the requirement. We would contact you.

  • The Gateway would also connect you with a range of off line project management, capacity building and customized support services

  • CII would provide the services through a network of credential partners.

  • Yes, the Gateway would also manage few selected programs with the support of its network partners.

  • CSR Gateway is primarily a connecting platform. Once registered, you will have the access to the database of the registered corporate, NGOs and a diverse set of support agencies. As you can identify your potential partners and funders through the platform, the other members of the CSR Gateway like the businesses, intermediary agencies and peer NGOs can also find and access you for possible partnerships. Besides offering your projects/programs for CSR partnership, you may also connect with the registered INGOs, technical support agencies.

  • CII’s primary role is to mobilise members on the platform and to create a condition to optimize the interactions between them.

  • Yes, the registered members will have direct access to each other.

  • On submission of the enquiry form, we would explain the entire process.

  • Registrations on this platform would be valid for one year. Your projects/profiles would be live on the site until your registration is lapsed.

  • There is no legal mandate for accreditation however, it enhance your organizational credibility and stakeholder confidence.

  • A brief profile would be accessible to anybody. However, the entire profile and access details would be available to the members only.

  • Accreditated NGOs would be displayed with more distinction than the non-accreditated ones. Besides a special search option for accreditated NGOs, their profiles would have options to display the accreditation seal.

  • CII CSR Gateway is an initiative of CII SR. It is associated with the Development Initiatives Department of the CII SR office.

  • Any individual who is interested to volunteer for a cause/project or share his expertise to an organization/provide a service or donate for a cause/project.

  • You can choose to work in your free hours, or take permission from your organization to do the volunteering.

  • Usually you don't. It’s doing what you do best is what we require!

  • Experts are individuals, consultants who can help or work for the corporate or NGO’s to fulfill their CSR needs.

  • If you want to donate to a particular cause or project, you can contact us we will do the facilitation.

  • You can be of any age to volunteer. There's something for everyone.

  • Our projects are PAN-India, it doesn’t specify to Chennai.

  • Speaking English certainly helps. But it will be an advantage to know the regional language.

  • Yes, you can volunteer for multiple causes.

  • You have the option of either sharing your feedback with the organization, or of keeping it confidential. Sharing your comments on the online collaboration is very valuable to us.

  • Within 24 hours you will here from us, or else you can just send us a reminder email.

  • Experts would be a company / organization who can support the cause of CSR in the relevant areas, and provide your expertise, to any organization which seeks the same.

  • The gateway helps you to find clients or other organizations that can use your services or expertise.

  • CII plays the role of an enabler and tries to bring all stakeholders under one platform.

  • All parties will have direct access to each other.

  • A brief profile would be available to all, but complete details will be accessible only to registered members.